Public hearings on Gov. Corbett's "Healthy Pennsylvania" plan, which includes a private-market alternative to the Medicaid expansion envisioned in the Affordable Care Act, are being held around the state.

Details of the plan and hearing schedules - there's one in Philadelphia on Friday - are posted at www.dpw.state.pa.us/healthypa/

Written comments:

E-mail: ra-PWHealthyPA1115@pa.gov

Snail mail: Department of Public Welfare ("Attention: Healthy Pennsylvania Waiver"), Box 2675, Harrisburg, Pa. 17105-2675

Philadelphia public hearing:

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Where: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.

Registration: At website above. Deadline: Monday.

Webinar hearing:

When: 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 8.

Registration: At website. Deadline to speak: Friday.